Alumni Spotlight: Shanna Grafeld ’05

Shanna Grafeld ’05 is an ecological economist currently serving as a corporate responsibility analyst at Regency Centers in Jacksonville, FL. Prior to joining Regency Centers, she was a freelance academic researcher focusing on small-scale fisheries valuation, fisheries value chain tracing, and assessing the ecological, social, and cultural values of coral reef fisheries. During that time,…

Alumni Spotlight: Shane Jackson ’18

Shane Jackson ’18 is currently in his junior year at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), where he is working towards both his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering.  In addition to his studies, he serves as a contact tracer for COVID-19 at Public Consulting Group (PCG) and NYS Department of Health.  Shane also…

Alumni Spotlight: Cristina Hernandez, MD ’05

Cristina Hernandez, MD ’05 attended medical school at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine. She also completed her Emergency Medicine residency and served as attending for three years at Stony Brook University Hospital.  Recently, she accepted an exciting job opportunity at the University of California San Diego, where she serves as an emergency medicine…

Alumni Spotlight: Elizabeth Sarian ’11

Elizabeth Sarian ’11 is an emerging operatic mezzo-soprano currently in her second year as an Artist-in-Residence at the Atlanta Opera, where she is performing operatic roles in shows such as La Cenerentola (Cinderella), Salome, Madama Butterfly, La Traviata, Dead Man Walking, and Eugene Onegin.  Elizabeth spent her past two summer seasons as a member of…

Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Matthew Wright ’02

After graduating from Kellenberg in 2002, Matthew went on to Stony Brook University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology in 2006.  The next two years were spent in Boston, working in clinical research at Tufts New England Medical Center while attending Harvard’s Post-Baccalaureate Premedical Health Careers Program. The research project at that…